1971 NCAA University Division baseball season
|1971 NCAA University Division baseball season|
|Number of teams||208|
|College World Series|
|MOP||Jerry Tabb (Tulsa)|
The 1971 NCAA University Division baseball season, play of college baseball in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) began in the spring of 1971. The season progressed through the regular season and concluded with the 1971 College World Series. The College World Series, held for the twenty fifth time in 1971, consisted of one team from each of eight geographical districts and was held in Omaha, Nebraska at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium as a double-elimination tournament. Southern California claimed the championship.
This is a partial list of conference champions from the 1971 season. Each of the eight geographical districts chose, by various methods, the team that would represent them in the NCAA Tournament. 10 teams earned automatic bids by winning their conference championship while 13 teams earned at-large selections.
The following is an incomplete list of conference standings:
College World Series
The 1971 season marked the twenty fifth NCAA Baseball Tournament, which culminated with the eight team College World Series. The College World Series was held in Omaha, Nebraska. The eight teams played a double-elimination format, with Southern California claiming their seventh championship with a 7–2 win over Southern Illinois in the final.
|First Round||Second Round||Third Round|
|Mississippi State||1||Southern California||8|
|Southern California||8||Southern Illinois||2|
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- "NCAA Men's College World Series Records" (PDF). NCAA. 2009. p. 7. Retrieved August 17, 2014.
- "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1971". Boyd's World. Retrieved August 17, 2014.